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Online Poker News Archives - February 2005

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U. Alabama student pursues online poker career

Andy McClure, 21, looks nothing like someone making $70 an hour.

He wears the same old blue jeans and the same ragged T-shirts he's had since his freshman year at the University of Alabama. If you didn't know better, you could swear his faded Yankees cap was surgically fixed to his head. He spends most of his time in bare feet.

February 28, 2005

Online poker: The facts

* Estimated average number of poker players online in January 2005: 1.8m
* Estimated number of online poker rooms on the internet: 256
* Amount lost worldwide by online gamblers in 2004: £4.1 billion
* Daily commission generated by online poker companies: £2.3m

February 27, 2005

Online poker 'a gamble too far'
ONLINE poker sites have expanded dramatically in recent years, but analysts are warning that they may prove a gamble too far and become the next dotcom bubble.
February 27, 2005

Sir: Further to my comments about online poker ("How poker became a winner on the Net", 23 February), there are big psychological differences between online and offline poker.
February 25, 2005

In an online poker room, the computer screen presents a virtual card table Andy Paradise; Online poker players bet a total of around £94m every 24 hours. Tournaments run around the clock Andy Paradise The model Caprice in an advert for Paradise Poker
February 23, 2005

Survey Exposes Attitudes on Online Poker, Sex and the President; Survey Reveals Americans Would Abstain From Sex for One Year for a $2.3M Online Poker Jackpot
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- What would it take for you to give up sex for one full calendar year? According to a recent national survey commissioned by, more than half of Americans would say adios to sex for one year in exchange for winning an average $2.3 million in a game of online poker.
February 22, 2005

World Poker Exchange Announces $2 Million London Tournament
ANTIGUA, BWI, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Poker Exchange, one of the world's fastest growing online poker sites, has announced today that it will host The London Open at the Old Billingsgate Market in August.
February 10, 2005

Poker hopefuls put their cards on the e-table
IN the past 24 hours, about $US180 million ($233 million) was wagered in online poker rooms worldwide, and Boyd Leys wants a slice of the action.
February 8, 2005

Gambling online sparks college crowd
California Poly State University computer science senior Jason Smyth enjoys playing online poker in the evenings. He logs on as SarahJane, as he said that players are more likely to bet against a female name. A year ago, he started with $20 in his online account. Today, he averages $150 a week in poker winnings.
February 1, 2005


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